Gandhi Sports Complex Ground

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Gandhi Sports Complex Ground
Ground information
Location Amritsar, Punjab, India
Establishment 1933
Capacity 16,000 (Gandhi Stadium)
Owner Punjab Government
Operator Punjab Cricket Association
Tenants Indian Cricket Team
Punjab cricket team
International information
First ODI 12 September 1982:
 India v  Sri Lanka
Last ODI 18 November 1995:
 India v  New Zealand
As of 31 March 2014
Source: Gandhi Sports Complex Ground, Cricinfo

The Gandhi Stadium at the Gandhi Sports Complex Ground is located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India.

It is currently used for Cricket matches. The stadium was built in 1933, when it was known as the Alexandra Ground.[1] It is currently used as the home ground for two Indian domestic cricket team, Punjab and North Zone. The stadium has hosted 2 ODI matches with the host team - India winning both of these matches.[2]

One Day International cricket[edit]

The stadium has hosted following ODI matches till date.

Team (A) Team (B) Winner Margin Year
 India  Sri Lanka  India By 78 runs 1982
 India  New Zealand  India By 6 wickets 1995

Game Statistics:

Category Information
Highest Team Score India (269/7 in 50 Overs against Sri Lanka)
Lowest Team Score New Zealand (145 All-out in 44.1 Overs against India)
Best Batting Performance Nathan Astle (59 Runs against India)
Best Bowling Performance Manoj Prabhakar (5/33 against New Zealand)

International cricket five-wicket hauls[edit]

Key[edit]

Symbol Meaning
dagger The bowler was man of the match
double-dagger 10 or more wickets taken in the match
Section-sign One of two five-wicket hauls by the bowler in the match
Date Day the Test started or ODI was held
Inn Innings in which five-wicket haul was taken
Overs Number of overs bowled
Runs Number of runs conceded
Wkts Number of wickets taken
Econ Runs conceded per over
Batsmen Batsmen whose wickets were taken
Result Result of the match

ODIs[edit]

Five-wicket hauls in ODI matches at Gandhi Sports Complex Ground
No. Bowler Date Team Opposing team Inn Overs Runs Wkts Econ Batsmen Result
1 Manoj Prabhakar 18 November 1995  India  New Zealand 1 10 33 5 3.30 India won[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gandhi Sports Complex Ground, Amritsar". Cricket Archive. Retrieved 24 October 2016. 
  2. ^ [http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/amritsar/no-plan-to-develop-gandhi-ground-as-world-class-cricket-stadium-rti/138386.html No plan to develop Gandhi Ground �as world-class cricket stadium: RTI]
  3. ^ "New Zealand in India ODI Series, 1995/96 - 2nd ODI". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 31°38′20″N 74°52′23″E / 31.63889°N 74.87306°E / 31.63889; 74.87306